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The popular Heinz Handbook has been retitled and updated to produce a concise and reliable vade mecum of nutrition in health and disease suitable for physician, nurse, or dietitian.
The section on the use of foods is well written. Conventional sections follow on food elements and nutrition at various stages of life and in disease states. There have been added new sections on food technology, food toxicology, community nutrition, and nutrition in emergencies. Tables of food composition are adequate, and short tables for trace metal content of foods are included.
The weakness of this book is that it is not
Human Nutrition.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:515. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-4-515_1
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